Activities & Events

D&E has tons of exciting events and programs to provide entertainment. You can find many attractions to serve your extracurricular and recreational interests here.

The College’s Division of Creative Arts presents touring groups, such as the West Virginia Symphony, as well as its own programs that showcase student talent. The student-run Campus Activities Board (CAB) brings national music, comedy and other events to campus weekly while classes are in session. See below the acts that have performed on campus (sponsored by D&E and/or the Mountain State Forest Festival), it’s pretty impressive, D&E is a small college that does big things:

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Brad Paisley

Brothers Osborne

Charlie Daniels Band

David Cook

Dierks Bentley


Sugar Hill Gang

Flogging Molly

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Justin Moore

Kenny Chesney

Lady Antebellum

MTV Campus Invasion Tour


Phil Vassar

Electric Touch

Reel Big Fish

Sara Evans

Sean Kingston

Sugarhill Gang


The Lumineers

Vanilla Ice


The Augusta Heritage Center, housed on campus, maintains a vibrant schedule of workshops, concerts, and classes in Appalachian crafts and culture. Its annual festivals draw legendary performers from all over the world, showcasing Celtic, Cajun, Bluegrass, Old Time and Blues styles.

Off campus, students can enjoy top-flight performances at the Randolph County Community Arts Center, which features national acts as well as regional performers; The Old Brick Playhouse, an award-winning company that stages year-round productions of well-known and innovative drama; and the offerings of the American Mountain Theater and Gandy Dancer Theater. In addition, the Elkins area offers its own club scene and an inviting array of restaurants. Festivals provide intensive and vibrant entertainment in Randolph County, specifically the Mountain State Forest Festival and the annual spring Ramp Festival.